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Black Fact of the Day: July 2, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 2, 2019
On this day, July 2, 1908, the first African American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 13, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 13, 2019
    On June 13, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was appointed as the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.   Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at  ... ... read more »
As The 65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board Of Education Passes Researcher Believe The Journey Is Just Beginning
June 7, 2019
May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court held that segregated education was “inherently unequal” and would only create further problems. This decision was followed by more rulings in favor of ending segregation, with great hope for a future of equal schooling for children of all races. However, today, many believe there is no reason to celebrate such a historic moment in the history of America’s civil rights. ... read more »
NAACP Celebrates 110th Anniversary of Freedom Fighting
February 21, 2019
“Had there been no May 17, 1954 (the day the Supreme Court ruled in Brown V. Board of Education), I’m not sure there would have been a Little Rock. I’m not sure there would have been a Martin Luther King Jr., or Rosa Parks, had it not been for May 17, 1954. It created an environment for us to push, for us to pull,” Lewis said. ... read more »
One of First Black University of North Carolina Students Dies
August 1, 2018
The university says in a statement that Lee was one of four African American students who helped integrate the campus. The four had joined a lawsuit filed in 1949 that led to the desegregation of the university's law school. ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris at National Action Network: ‘We Must Speak Truth’
April 24, 2018
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s 2018 Convention. She reflected on the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement and outlined the fights our country faces today. ... read more »
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, Screening and Panel
January 25, 2018
A careful variety of HCBU alumni from the 1940s through the ’70s peppered the storytelling with first hand accounts or their experiences of protest, death and celebration. ... read more »
New Healthcare Bill – the Wrong Choice for African Americans
July 6, 2017
In 1954, Thurgood Marshall and a team of NAACP attorneys argued the landmark civil rights case, Brown v. Board, before the Supreme Court. They demonstrated to the Justices that segregated schools violated the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause -- that separate was and would always be unequal. ... read more »
Thurgood Marshall’s Widow Keeps His Legacy Alive
May 11, 2017
On the Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, “Cissy” Marshall Laments Lack of Progress. ... read more »
Thurgood Marshall movie to be filmed in Buffalo
April 21, 2016
A movie about Thurgood Marshall before he became the first black U.S. Supreme Court justice will be filmed in Buffalo, New York. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (Jan. 21-26)
January 20, 2016
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October 1, 2015
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